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Saturday, February 23, 2008

Upcoming shows

Following is a list of shows that Dinah and her friends have sheduled on the calendar

- The Cape Cod Fiddlers, First Night Chatham, MA, December 31st  2008      9PM show  & 10PM show

- The 13th Annual Musical Instrument Demonstration, SNOW LIBRARY-ORLEANS, MA, Saturday January 31st 10:30am-noon
about 20 musicians will be presenting their instruments and performing.

- Longing For Ireland, Cape Museum of Fine Arts,DENNIS, MA,  Sunday February 1st, 2:30pm
Dinah mellin, Denya LeVine, Greg R. Johnson, with special guest Mance Grady on bodhran
and pat O'Brien giving a special recitation and also singing in  Irish Lilt

-Longing For Ireland, O'Sheas Old Inn, W. Dennis, MA 2:30pm
performing February 22nd as part of the Sunday HomeSpunTrad concert series

Allegretto Outreach; Music programs in the Cape Cod Schools

Allegretto Outreach goes to Cape Cod Elementary schools to perform musical instrument demonstrations. We do an program of 50 minutes
usually for about 40-50 children at a time. Ten of our musicians discuss and play instruments such as:  trumpet, fiddle, flute, piano, guitar, bagpipes, saxaphone, harp, cello, bass, drum, mandolin, banjo, slide guitar, harmonica and more... 
Every year in February about 20 musicians gather at Snow Library in Orleans to show school children their different instruments. Allegretto, under the diretcion of Dinah Mellin, has offered this FREE program thru the aupices of The friends of Snow Library for 12 years.
This year, 2008, Harwich Community Access Television station Channel 18 came to tape the whole show. Mance Grady wowed the audience with his Irish drum, the bodhram. Mark Prall, a veteran of this music demo, percussionist with  The Cape Symphony and Plymouth Symphany, got right down on the floor to show the children the glockenspiel. 

Radio Time

Listen in to Dinah's great Celtic/World radio show on WOMR 92.1 FM
"The Fiddle & The Harp"
monday 5-8pm EST
listen on the web at www/
three co-hosts share the program, Dinah mellin, Denya LeVine, and Jean Jarrett
(check our info on the monday calendar at WOMR's website)


One of Dinah's bands playing Friday nights at the  Orleans Inn.

Playing Music

Playing on Friday Nights at The Orleans Inn .

Dinah Scene

Fiddling on Cape Cod
Dj-ing on WOMR
Bringing music to the Cape Cod Schools
and adding fiddle to some amazing songwriters' music.
designing whimsical Cape Cod "stuff"
a cocktail dress, a few ties with unusual images on them

About Me

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Fun loving Celtic/Folk/Blues fiddle player and artist. It's more about the interaction with fellow musicians than about being a soloist! I love where I can go, in and around the tunes.. I am an illustrator and graphic artist. Love abstract art/design. One day I'd love to do a cover for The New Yorker.